CHAPTER 12-2600. CHESTNUT STREET TRANSITWAY
§12-2604. Authorized Vehicles.
(1) The following classes of vehicles may enter upon and use the
Chestnut Street Transitway subject, however, to the further provisions of this
Chapter and all general laws and ordinances applicable to the use of the streets
of the City:
(a) Authorized emergency vehicles, as defined in §
12-102(1) and pursuant to § 12-1304.
(b) Public police vehicles
assigned to the Transitway.
(c) Tow squad vehicles assigned for use on
(d) Other towing or service vehicles responding to a
call from an owner or operator of a disabled vehicle lawfully on the
(e) Permitted public carriers.
(f) Taxis and
airport limousines. Taxis and airport limousines will be permitted at any time
on the eight hundred block of the Transitway, provided that they may only enter
the Transitway from Ninth street. From 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., taxis may make
use of the entire Transitway subject to all applicable ordinances of the City of
Philadelphia, statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and any rules or
regulations promulgated by the Department.
(g) Vehicles described in
Sections 12-2605 and 12-2606. It is the intention of the Council of the City of
Philadelphia that the regulatory powers granted herein to permit the use of the
Transitway to vehicles described in Sections 12-2605 and 12-2606 shall be
exercised pursuant to the following principles:
possible, entry shall be permitted only during the hours of 6:30 p.m. to 7:00
(.2) If Paragraph (.1) above is not feasible, entry shall be
permitted, if possible, only during the hours 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.